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By Mike Petersen
Sports Editor & Staff Writer 

Pick 6's set tone for final regular season game

H-M-S rolls to 50-13 win over Akron-Westfield

 

October 21, 2021

MIKE PETERSEN/SENTINEL-NEWS

Connor Dodd gets past Akron-Westfield defender Michael Varns for a 60-yard scoring run Friday night at Akron.

Akron-Westfield delivered the first blow, but Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn landed a knockout punch with three touchdowns in the final minute of the first quarter. The Hawks were in control the rest of the way, earning a 50-13 win last Friday at Akron to wrap up the regular season.

The Westerners received the opening kickoff and put together a 13-play drive that lasted over 6-1/2 minutes. Quarterback Cade Walkingstick scored on a 1-yard run.

"They came out in that first series and did a great job," said Hawk coach Jay Eilers. "I thought they were physical. The pads were popping; those don't happen...



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